Spirituality

November 1st we celebrated All Saint’s Day! To celebrate this feast isn’t just about giving honor to those who have made it to heaven, because really what we have to offer adds …

Christ not only offered himself on the cross for our sins, but He offered his whole life for us. Christ invites us to offer ourselves for others. This is how …

Can a 12th century monk teach something to us, free men in a hyper-connected world? If the reader is tempted to give a negative answer, I may ask him to …

There’s an interesting topic in the Synoptic Gospels. I refer to that part in which the Pharisees ask Jesus if it is licit to pay the tax imposed on them …

God is the best gardener, and, as every good gardener, He knows that weeds and bad soil are the worst to get seeds to start growing. In the Gospel today …

The Feast of the Sacred Heart is my favorite feast day because about 2 years ago God gave me a very special grace during the novena of the Sacred Heart, …

Today we celebrate the feat of Corpus Christi or the feast of our Lord’s Body and Blood. We celebrate the fact that Christ became man and has wanted to stay …

The Holy Trinity is a mystery, but yet God is close to us and wants to be ever more close to us. Today’s feast one can try to understand with …

I’ve always been afraid of deep water. As a child, when it came to sports, I always chose to run or to kick a ball over swimming. But now I …

Happy feast of Pentecost! Today we celebrate the Holy Spirit. The Spirit of Mercy, the Spirit of Peace, the Spirit of Love, and the Spirit of all that is Good. …

Forty days after having celebrated the Resurrection we celebrate Christ’s Ascension. Christ becomes the stairway to heaven because He is is the only one who has come down, and the …

The commandment that Christ leaves us today in the Gospel is to love one another as He has loved us. He loves us! Of this we can never doubt. This …

Many times we look at the saints and marvel at their testimony and say how holy they were as if it weren’t for us or as if they were some …

Today we hear from St John that Jesus is the Good Shepherd.  But for Him to be a Shepherd, He must have a flock. We are his flock. How much …

Still being in the Easter Season, the readings give us pointers on what our attitude should be for this time. Christ arrives and offers peace and sends them to share …

Today the Church celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday. We who are in urgent need of his mercy take a day to reflect on his tender love and care for us. God …

You know not the day nor the hour—that’s what I’ve heard you warn us.  In your parables, Lord, the bridegroom always arrives when everyone’s asleep.  And the master decides to …

My god was my belly, my motive self-love, O Lord.  I made a rational choice to return when my stomach won out over my pride.  So I returned to you.  …

I feel a sharp prick in my hand and I awake at once.  As my eyes go in and out of focus I see what seems to be the top …

The other day I encountered a question which couldn’t be ignored. I usually don’t answer in Quora but this time something inside me made me write an answer. Here’s the …

St Peter’s Basilica is a treasure trove of amazing things, but an interesting artifact tops many of the lists of must-sees: a 6 six foot wide circular slab of marble, …

It is 5:37 pm, and I have very few minutes left if I want to be on time. This is my daily meeting and I don’t want to miss it. …

An untidy reflection on Romans 12 Discernment is not like job searching. “What am I fit for?” or “What would I like to do with my life or in this …

A Prayer for the Feast of the Presentation Now let your servant go in peace, for I have seen… I have seen!  Simeon had waited his whole life for this …

One of the most faith-shaking experiences for a believer is when God plugs his ears. We are in trouble and need help; we turn to God full of trust with …

A previous article dealt with defining what a Christian is by means of a reflection on Romans 13:14. St. Paul urges them to become more like Christ. Christians are called to reproduce in …

Falling down a mountain is scary. Falling off of a seven man crew that is carrying a tree trunk up that mountain, is downright terrifying. There I was, on a …

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